Osaka Kyoiku University International Center Web Site
Courses and Degrees
At Osaka Kyoiku University, there are Master's degree courses available
in Education Sciences. At present there are no doctoral courses
available. Please note that the staff at Osaka Kyoiku University
International Center cannot process email inquiries relating
to individual classes and/or professors.
Master's Degree (Education)
||Science of education, Psychology, Infant education,
Moral education, Human rights education
|Japanese Language Education
||Japanese language, Classical Japanese literature,
Modern Japanese literature, Japanese language education
|Social Sciences Education
||Japanese and world history, Geography, Law, Economics,
Sociology, Philosophy, Ethics, Social studies education
||Analysis, Geometry, Algebra, Mathematics education
||Physics, Chemistry, Biology , Earth science and
astronomy, Science education
||English, English and American literature, English
|Home Economics Education
||Food and nutrition, Clothing and clothes management,
Housing, Child care, Home management and family relations, Home
||Vocal music, Instrumental music, Composition and
conducting, Musicology, Music education
||Painting and plastic arts, Craft and design, Calligraphy,
Study of fine arts, Art education
|Health and Physical Education
||Science of physical education, Physical excercise,
Exercise physiology, School health science, School nursing, Health
and physical education
|Special Support Education
||Education for disabled children, Psychology for disabled
children, Clinical study of disabled children
|Engineering and Technology Education
||Electric and information technology,
Machinary technology, Engineering and technology education
|School Health Nursing Education
||School health nursing, Education and clinical medicine
Unfortunately International Students cannot enroll in the Practical
School Education Course (Evening Course).
Master's Degree (Arts and Sciences)
|International Culture Studies
||Japanese and Asian culture study, European and American
culture study, Japanese and Asian languages and literature, European
languages and literature, English and American languages and
|Pure and Applied Science
||Fundamental mathematical science, Discrete mathematical
science, Mathematical system science, Applied mathematical science,
Intellectual system science, Computer science, Applied information
science,Fundamental material science, Structural material science,
Functional material science, Biological science, Geoscience and
|Artistic Culture Studies
||Music, Fine arts
Unfortunately International Students cannot enroll in the Health
Science Course (Evening Course).
Persons who meet one of the following conditions are eligible to
undertake the entrance examination for graduate students at Osaka Kyoiku
Qualifications (as of 2009)
- Persons who have graduated from university (including persons in
prospect of graduating by March 2006).
- Persons who have been awarded the degree of Bachelor according to
the Japan School Education Law, article 104, paragraph 4
(including persons in prospect of being awarded the degree by
- Persons who have finished 16 years of school education in a
foreign country (including persons in prospect of finishing by
March 31, 200).
- Persons designated by the Minister of Education and Science.
- Persons who graduated in a country where regular school education
until graduating from university is less than 16 years, but are
recognized by the university as possessing equal or superior
ability to graduated students in Japan, and meet the following
(1)Persons who have engaged in scientific pursuit as a research
student or researcher at a university in Japan, a foreign
university or a research institution conforming to the
Inter-University Research Institute for at least one year after
graduating from university (including persons in prospect of
completing one year of research by March 31, 2009).
(2)Persons who have reached 22 years of age on March 31, 2009.
- Persons who are recognized by individual examination of
qualification at the university as possessing equal or superior
ability to graduated students, and are at least 22 years of age
on March 31, 2009.
Japanese Language Ability
Since most classes and tests at the university are conducted in
Japanese, it is necessary for international students to possess
sufficient Japanese language proficiency. Entrance exams and
interviews are also conducted in Japanese.
To obtain the application documents from inside Japan, please refer to
the Osaka Kyoiku University web page
'Information about graduate school applications
(in Japanese)'. If you are requesting the documents from overseas
by mail, please comply with the following regulations. Please note
also that requests by email cannot be accepted.
- Please enclose a 400g international reply-paid coupon.
- Please state clearly if you are requesting documents to enter as
an undergraduate student or graduate student.
- Please enclose a piece of paper with your name and address. This
will be used on the reply envelope.
Osaka Kyoiku University Entrance Examination Section
4-698-1 Asahigaoka, Kashiwara, Osaka 582-8582, Japan
Application forms can be requested each year from July. The
application period is around the beginning of September.
Tuition and Other Fees for Graduate Students
(as of 2008)
Fee upon Approval of Matriculation : 30,000 yen
Matriculation Fee: 282,000 yen
School Fee (1 year): 535,800 yen
Address: 4-698-1 Asahigaoka, Kashiwara, Osaka 582-8582 Japan
Phone: +81-729-78-3299/3300 Fax: +81-729-78-3348